The topic of failure is not a popular subject for conversation. Yet, more and more organizations are encouraged to talk about it because it is in those failed efforts that we learn how to improve our practices and create more impact.

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Our partnerships with microfinance institutions, cooperatives and other social enterprises are what enable us to do what we do: expand opportunity for people living in poverty.

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During my visit to Haiti this month, I met with a Haitian social entrepreneur named Dr. Ronald Laroche, who manages DASH (Développment des Activités de Santé en Haïti), a network of health facilities that currently provides preventive, primary and secondary health services to 40,000 people living in the country’s two largest cities—Port-au-Prince and Cap Haitien.

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The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) recently profiled Global Partnerships as one of their featured investments.

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